Skip to main content
'''Big beat''' is an electronic music genre that usually uses heavy breakbeats and synthesizer-generated loops and patterns - common to acid house/techno. The term has been used since the mid-1990s by the British music press to describe music by artists such as The Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, The Crystal Method, Propellerheads, Cut La Roc, Basement Jaxx and Groove Armada.
Stylistic origins{{flatlist|
Cultural origins1989, London, England{{cite journal |last1=Gerry|first1=Alex |date=9 June 1989 |title=Big Bang in Clubland: Could big beat be the 1989 answer to acid house? |journal=Metropolitan |issue=132 |page=9 |accessdate=25 September 2011}}
Instruments{{flatlist|
Colorblack
Bgcolorsilver
share Share
favorite Favorite

4
RESULTS

Media Type
3
audio
1
data
Availability
4
Always Available
Topics & Subjects
1
Big Beat
1
LDRUND001
1
Ladder Underground Records
1
Texas Radio
1
Texas Radio Big Beat
Collection
3
Community Audio
1
Community Media
Creator
2
big beat
2
texas radio and the big beat
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid